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Louise Tobin Biography

Mary Louise Tobin, popularly known as Louise Tobin is an American singer who has appeared with Benny Goodman, Bobby Hackett, Will Bradley, and Jack Jenney. In 1939, she introduced I Didn’t Know What Time It Was with Benny Goodman’s band.

Her biggest hit with Goodman was There’ll Be Some Changes Made, which was number two on the Hit Parade in 1941 for 15 weeks. Tobin was the first wife of trumpeter and bandleader Harry James, with who she had two sons.

Louise Tobin Age/Nationality

She was born on 11 November 1918 and is therefore currently 100 years old as of 2018. She was born in Aubrey, Texas, and hence is of American nationality.

Louise Tobin Spouse/Dating

Tobin married two times in her lifetime. She was married to Harry James from 1935 to 1943. They had two sons together. Then, she remarried Peanuts Hucko from 1967 to 2003.

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Louise Tobin Family

Louise was born in Aubrey, Texas, but moved with her family to Denton, Texas, after her father died.

She grew up in a large family that sang and played music together. She was the fourth youngest of eleven children and the only one to make music her profession.

Louise Tobin Education

Details about her education background are not yet known. We only know that when she was 14 years old, she began singing at Denton High School.

Louise Tobin Career

Tobin’s singing career was skyrocketing, she had performed across the country with all sorts of bands. Tobin was singing with Benny Goodman, the King of Swing, whose songs became chart-toppers.

Her jazzy voice was on the radio in the late 1930s and early ’40s, and her picture was in the papers. Movie executives were reaching out to her. On the contrary, her husband, Harry James, the famous big-band musician, wanted her to stop singing. Louise won a CBS Radio Talent Contest in 1932 and, after touring with society dance orchestras in Texas, joined Art Hicks and his Orchestra in 1934.

During that time, Harry James played the first trumpet for Hicks and a year later, on May 4, 1935, Tobin and James were married. They had two sons: Harry and Timothyray James. She brought Frank Sinatra to James’ attention in 1939 after hearing Sinatra sing on the radio. James subsequently signed Sinatra to a one-year contract at $75 a week.

Louise Tobin Net worth

As of 2018, her estimated net worth was approximately $ 100K – $ 1 Million dollars. Her estimated net worth is now $ 26 Million dollars as of 2019. Detailed information about her property, cars, houses, the monthly/ yearly salary are also not yet revealed and we will update you as soon as we find out.

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Louise Tobin Albums

♦ Tribute to Benny Goodman
♦ Tribute to Louis Armstrong
♦ Louis Armstrong Camel Caravan Shows – 14th October 1939 & 28th October 1947

♦ Benny Goodman and His Great Vocalists
♦ Anthology Volume 2: Thanks for the Memory
♦ Big Band Big Hits

♦ A-Tisket A-Tasket and Other Big Band Greats, Vol. 2
♦ Complete Orchestra & Best Sideman Recordings
♦ Harry James 40’s Dance Party! Pop Music Jazz & Memories of the 1940s
♦ Big Band Beauties, Vol. 2

Louise Tobin Trivia

Tobin landed a job singing with a band at the Sylvan, a North Texas nightclub. It was there that Tobin met James, who played the trumpet.

Art Hicks, a bandleader got permission from the Tobin family to hire Louise to sing with his band while she was still in high school. The band toured a national movie theater circuit, performing in movie theaters across the country. The lead trumpet player in Hicks’ band was Harry James.

Once, she and other members of the band took a day off and went to hear the Benny Goodman Band in Chicago. Four years later, she was the featured singer for Goodman. By then, his featured trumpet player was James.

She sang with Goodman and married James, who formed his own band, and with whom she had two sons, Harry and Tim. Both graduated from Denton High School.